Django defaults that will kill your project

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  • lucky

    A full-featured Crystal web framework that catches bugs for you, runs incredibly fast, and helps you write code that lasts.

    > Regarding 1. While this is certainly an issue, it’s an issue for anyone using any framework and a challenge of database-backed web applications everywhere.

    No, there are frameworks out there that doesn't allow queries during template rendering. See Lucky for an example, https://luckyframework.org/.

  • python-decouple

    Strict separation of config from code.

    I wish Django was more "12-factor" compliant by default. Reading secrets from environment variables should be a first-class citizen and it's not. I typically use python-decouple (https://github.com/henriquebastos/python-decouple/) for that but it would be great to have it as default.

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